Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.-Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Mohall Central Railroad, Inc., 77248-77249 [E5-8087]

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[FR Doc. 05–24632 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34785] Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad Company—Operation Exemption—Locust Valley Line Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad Company (RBMN), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to operate a 5-mile line of railroad owned by Locust Valley Coal Company d/b/a Locust Valley Line (Locust Valley).1 The rail line extends between milepost 0.0, at Laurel Jct. (also known as Morea Jct.), in Delano Township, and milepost 5.5 beyond Newton Jct., just south of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, PA. RBMN will operate over the rail line pursuant to an operating agreement with Locust Valley.2 RBMN certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in RBMN becoming a Class II or Class I rail 1 Locust Valley was granted an exemption to acquire the line in Locust Valley Coal Company :d/b/a Locust Valley Line—Acquisition Exemption—Rail Lines in Schuylkill County, PA, STB Finance Docket No. 34642 (STB served Jan. 21, 2005). 2 RBMN states that the line is currently out of service, but that it previously operated over the northern mile of the line ‘‘as a spur’’ to serve a single customer. PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 carrier. In addition, RBMN states that its current annual revenues exceed $5 million. This triggers the 60-day advance labor notice requirement at 49 CFR 1150.42(e). RBMN has requested a waiver of that requirement. The waiver request will be addressed by the Board in a separate decision in this proceeding. As a result, the earliest this transaction will be able to be consummated will be either 60 days after RBMN certifies that it has satisfied the requirements of section 1150.42(e) or the effective date of a Board decision granting the requested waiver of the requirements of that provision. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34785, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Eric M. Hocky, Esquire, Gollatz, Griffin & Ewing, P.C., Four Penn Center, Suite 200, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103–2808. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: December 21, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–24513 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34780]1 Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.— Operation Exemption—Rail Line of Mohall Central Railroad, Inc. Northern Plains Railroad, Inc. (NPR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to operate approximately 69.15 miles of railroad owned by Mohall Central Railroad, Inc. (MCR), between 1 A concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 34781, Mohall Central Railroad, Inc. and Gregg Haug— Continuance in Control Exemption was withdrawn on December 22, 2005. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 249 / Thursday, December 29, 2005 / Notices milepost 72.9 at Sarles, ND, and milepost 3.75 near Lakota, ND.2 NPR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of the transaction will not exceed those of a Class III rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated no earlier than December 6, 2005 (7 days after the exemption was filed). If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34780, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Mark S. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 249 (Thursday, December 29, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77248-77249]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8087]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34780]\1\


Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.--Operation Exemption--Rail Line of 
Mohall Central Railroad, Inc.
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    \1\ A concurrently filed verified notice of exemption in STB 
Finance Docket No. 34781, Mohall Central Railroad, Inc. and Gregg 
Haug--Continuance in Control Exemption was withdrawn on December 22, 
2005.
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    Northern Plains Railroad, Inc. (NPR), a Class III rail carrier, has 
filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to operate 
approximately 69.15 miles of railroad owned by Mohall Central Railroad, 
Inc. (MCR), between

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milepost 72.9 at Sarles, ND, and milepost 3.75 near Lakota, ND.\2\
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    \2\ MCR was authorized to acquire the line of railroad from BNSF 
Railway Company in STB Finance Docket No. 34759, Mohall Central 
Railroad, Inc.--Acquisition and Operation Exemption--Rail Line of 
BNSF Railway Company (STB served Oct. 25, 2005).
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    NPR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of the 
transaction will not exceed those of a Class III rail carrier and will 
not exceed $5 million. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated 
no earlier than December 6, 2005 (7 days after the exemption was 
filed).
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption 
under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a 
petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 34780, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on Mark S. Radke, 220 South Sixth 
Street, Suite 2200, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``http://www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: December 22, 2005.
    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-8087 Filed 12-28-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P